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Evan Whitehead

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Untapped Keg Ep 101- The Evolution of Education through Emotional Wellbeing and Mindfulness with Evan Whitehead

Untapped Keg

Untapped Keg Ep 101 Educating Mindfully with Evan Whitehead RJ Zimmerman is joined by Evan Whitehead to have a conversation about educating #mindfully and his 3 Bs: Balance, #Boundaries and Breaks. You can find more about where Evan serves as a Board Member about Educating Mindfully at https://www.educatingmindfully.org/team and follow Evan on Twitter @EvanWhitehead00 and on Instagram @BalanceBoundariesBreaks Need Help? Call Foundations Recovery Networks confidential and private line at: 877-714-1318 Nationwide Residential & Outpatient Facilities National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255 Games and Online Harrassment Hotline Just text "SUPPORT" to 23368 https://gameshotline.org


21 Feb 2022

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PB Podcast #57 - Evan WhiteHead

PB Podcast/Pushing Boundaries

#57 - We present Evan Whitehead.  With over twenty years in education, Evan is involved with many things, from being a mindset and accountability coach.  To being a District Administrator in the state of Illinois.  Listen to one of our chapter collaborators to the @100stopseries discuss mental health topics from students to educators—great discussion with a great leader in education.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/robert-knowles3/support


12 Jun 2021

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Ep. 106: Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks with Evan Whitehead

Mindful Living with Athea Davis

Happy Day, Friend! On this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking about boundaries and mental health and well-being. I absolutely loved my conversation with my special guest, Even Whitehead. He’s got a great 3-part framework – Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks - to help you break unhealthy mental and emotional patterns that drain your energy, and instead, cultivate mental and emotional well-being to sustain and optimize daily energy, ultimately creating a more joyful YOU! Evan Whitehead has been an educator for more than 20 years spanning three decades in private, public, and state level education. Over the course of his career, he has held positions ranging from special education paraprofessional and teacher, community outreach coordinator, director and assistant superintendent of special services. Currently, Evan is the director of special services for a PK–8 school district in Illinois. In his current role, Evan oversees special education, English learners, early childhood education, multi-tiered system of support (MTSS); social emotional learning, equity, diversity, and cultural competency.Evan is also National Consultant, Trainer, Presenter with Dr. Ruby K. Payne’s aha! Process, Inc. www.ahaprocess.com, Speaker; Frequent Podcast Contributor; Mental Health Advocate; Mindfulness Practitioner; and proponent of Equity, Diversity and Intercultural competency. Evan’s 3Bs” Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks” (#BalanceBoundariesandBreaks) promotes a lifestyle and self -advocacy in the areas of mental health, mindset, self-care, and well-being. Evan and I talk about: ~ his extensive background in education and how that has influenced his lifestyle philosophy; ~ his 3B lifestyle approach the promotes mental health and well-being - Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks – taking a deep dive into each tenet; ~ and so much more! It such a great conversation. I hope you gain a lot of value from it, and hope it positively inspires you to take on some of his recommendations in order to cultivate mental and emotional well-being in your own life. To connect with Evan, click the links below. If you have any questions, thoughts, or comments: connect with me on social media @atheadavis!   And, don’t forget to subscribe so you can stay tuned in to all the mindful living love.Stay connected 👉 @atheadavis on all the social channels. Keep breathing deep and shining bright, Friend! ☀️XO ~ Athea Connect with my guest Evan Whitehead 👉 Twitter. P.S. Follow me on IG, FB, Twitter, and LinkedIn: @atheadavisTake one of my live mindfulness trainings, digital courses, and purchase my books and products + grab your free mindful living guide at www.atheadavis.com. 

1hr 21mins

7 Jun 2021

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3 Questions on Educators that Inspire with Evan Whitehead - The #InnovatorsMindset Podcast

The Innovator's Mindset Podcast

Evan Whitehead shares some incredibly powerful thoughts about social emotional learning, supporting our learners, how leaders can recognize the need of those they serve, and how we address learning loss as educators. As one of the authors featured in the upcoming book, Because of a Teacher, Whitehead shares some of his own vulnerabilities and ways to create an environment that is conducive to success. Hear all this and more as Whitehead answers these three questions: Who is a teacher that has inspired you and why?Who is an administrator that has inspired you and why? What advice would you give your first-year teacher self?Links:Evan Whitehead Twitter - https://twitter.com/EvanWhitehead00?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorQuotes:"You don't have to feel guilty if you say no...you have a job to do..." Evan Whitehead"We have to know that we have to take care of ourselves because, at the end of the day, that is all that we have." Evan Whitehead"As leaders, are we telling the people that we serve, that we supervise to slow down..." Evan Whitehead"When you take care of people, stuff will get done, but if you focus too much on the stuff, you will lose people." George CourosPlease share your thoughts with us on Twitter or Instagram at #InnovatorsMindset. More at georgecouros.ca George Couros on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gcouros George Couros on Instagram: https://instagram.com/gcouros George Couros on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgecourosauthor/ George Couros on LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/george-couros-a5146519 For the full audio podcast: https://linktr.ee/gcouros The Innovator's Mindset:https://www.amazon.com/Innovators-Mindset-Empower-Learning-Creativity/dp/0986155497/ref=zg_bs_69830_7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=ARY8KZTA242NVFMHF9X0 Innovate Inside the Box: https://www.amazon.com/Innovate-Inside-Box-Empowering-Innovators/dp/1948334127/ref=zg_bs_69830_12?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=75E0ZS6R2J330FAM9Y0AMusic from Bensound - http://bensound.com/


3 Jun 2021

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E92: Evan Whitehead & Advocating for Your Own Mental and Physical Health

Teaching Tales w/ Brent Coley

Evan has been an educator for 23 years, had multiple roles in the field, and has been a school district administrator for the past 11. In this episode, Evan talks about balance, boundaries, and breaks as he transparently shares his powerful story of the importance of advocating for our own mental and physical health.

1hr 4mins

6 Mar 2021

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Episode 44: A Conversation with Evan Whitehead about Remaking Education with Balance, Boundaries and Breaks

RISE for Educators

Today we have a conversation with Evan Whitehead. Evan is a school district administrator, a national consultant for the Aha Process, and an advocate for equity, mental health, and mindfulness. He is also the creator of #Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks. Evan talks about teacher wellness, transitioning back to schools, and the servant mindset. You can connect with Evan on Twitter @EvanWhitehead00 or email him @ evanwhitehead11@gmail.com Find our tool for this episode on our Instagram page @riseforeducators or on Twitter @RISEforeducator Reach out to us @ riseforeducators@gmail.com- we would love to hear from you!  Thank you for listening! Julie and Holly  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/holly-lannert/message


15 Feb 2021

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Educator Wellness: The 3 B's with Evan Whitehead

Leader of Learning

Episode 101 features Evan Whitehead (@evanwhitehead00), Director of Special Services for a PK–8 school district in Illinois. During the episode, we discussed addressing mental health in educators and students, handling the current difficult political and societal contexts, and his 3 B’s for wellness - Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks.Full show notes and more information about this episode can be found at https://leaderoflearning.com/episode101.To watch video versions of this episode and many of the recent podcast interviews, SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE at https://leaderoflearning/youtubeInterested in supporting the show for as little as $3 per month? Visit the Patreon page at https://leaderoflearning.com/support! Visit https://leaderoflearning.com/press-kit to consider becoming an official sponsor.Download a FREE copy of my eBook, “Transforming Education One Mindset at a Time” and subscribe to the Leader Of Learning newsletter by visiting https://leaderoflearning.com/news!To leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leader-of-learning/id1243021772Android user? Leave a rating and review on Podchaser - https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/leader-of-learning-532116To connect with the guest:Evan’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/evanwhitehead00Evan’s website - https://www.ahaprocess.com/consultants/evan-whitehead/To follow Leader Of Learning on social media:Twitter - https://twitter.com/dr_kreinessInstagram - https://instagram.com/leaderoflearningFacebook - https://facebook.com/leaderoflearningLinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/dankreinessThe Leader Of Learning Podcast is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network. For more information and to find other great podcasts, visit https://edupodcastnetwork.comMusic credits: https://www.purple-planet.com


15 Feb 2021

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Evan Whitehead - Telling Your Truth

Humble Badass Educators

Today’s Humble Badass Educator is the phenomenal Evan Whitehead.  Evan is currently the director of special services for a PK–8 school district outside of Chicago where he  oversees a range of services including social emotional learning, community engagement, special education, ESL, MTSS and much more.  He also works as a professional development consultant and trainer for Dr. Ruby Payne’s Company aha! Process.  Previously, Evan has worked in a variety of roles in education including Special Education Teacher, Dean of Student Discipline, Latino Parent Outreach Coordinator, and District/School Improvement Specialist to name a few. Evan digs into many of today’s issues in education in our conversation.  He discusses why social emotional learning and self-care is a guiding value that influences his approach to his work and how we are at a pivotal point in making a shift in our education system to truly build this in as a priority at the student, educator and family levels.  He breaks down how his 3 B’s - Balance, Boundaries and Breaks - support making self-care a simple way to build into daily habits.  Evan also discusses strategies for engaging families, how leadership at the school and district level can set the tone for social-emotional learning, and how we as educators can build the tools to have difficult conversations with students that are so necessary in navigating today’s divisive and complex world. It was an absolute delight to talk with Evan Whitehead, one true Humble Badass in our world of education today.

1hr 13mins

17 Jan 2021

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Episode 24 with guest Evan Whitehead

Journeys to Belonging

Evan Whitehead has been an educator for more than 20 years spanning three decades.  Over the course of his career, he has held the following positions: special education paraprofessional, special education high school teacher, Latino parent outreach coordinator, dean of student discipline, community outreach coordinator, director of special services, director of bilingual education and English learners, Title I director, and assistant superintendent of special services.   Currently Evan is the director of special services for a PK–8 school district in Illinois. In his current role, Evan oversees all federal programs (special education, McKinney-Vento,  English learners, and Title I); early childhood education; multi-tiered system of support (MTSS); social emotional learning, equity, diversity, and cultural competency. Evan is also National Consultant, Trainer ,Presenter, Speaker; Frequent Podcast Contributor; Mental Health Advocate ;Mindfulness Practitioner ;and proponent of Equity, Diversity and Intercultural competency. Evan’s 3Bs” Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks” (#BalanceBoundariesandBreaks) promotes self -advocacy in the areas of mental health, self-care, and wellbeing. “It’s OK to be SELFISH about your mental health/wellness in order to be the best version of yourself so that you can be SELFLESS for others you help and serve.” Twitter: @evanwhitehead00 Hear Us Out, Social Justice Conversations on Belouga: https://belouga.org/series/3e71f3be-ca89-40f1-b4ac-3ef1f927e016


9 Sep 2020

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77: Normalizing Teacher Self-Care (in a Pandemic) w/ Evan Whitehead

Human Restoration Project

Today we are joined by Evan Whitehead, a veteran educator who is the director of special services at a K-8 school in Illinois. Evan has served in a variety of roles, from crisis and behavior interventionist to Latino parent outreach coordinator to Title 1 director. Further, Evan actively presents on reaching at-risk youth, leadership, and self-care for everyone in education, and is a national consultant for the Aha! Process.We discuss how educators can best prepare for self-care, especially now within remote and hybrid contexts. Further, we focus on conversation on two themes: 1) how can we build systems (e.g. breaks, SEL check-ins) to ensure teachers are supported by administration, and 2) how can we ensure that toxic positivity doesn’t ignore equity and social justice in the “name of” self-care?Transcript available here.GUESTSEvan Whitehead, a leader in social-emotional learning, leadership, and self-care, and director of special services at a K-8 school.RESOURCESHow Self-Compassion Can Help Prevent Teacher BurnoutDena Simmons: Without Context, Social-Emotional Learning Can BackfireFURTHER LISTENINGThe Innovator’s Mindset: Balance, Boundaries, and Breaks (YouTube) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


29 Aug 2020